The naval career of Rear Admiral Odale D. Waters Jr., U.S. Navy, culminated with his 1965 appointment as Oceanographer of the Navy. He passed away on 7 May 1986. 

Articles by Odale D. Waters

NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER

Piddly Poom to Spectacular Boom

By Rear Admiral Odale D. Waters Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2006
Skipper of a destroyer participating in the Crossroads tests at Bikini Atoll, then-Commander Waters was underwhelmed by the first atomic blast but awed by the second.